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  • Parents of slain children summon powerful words

     Parents of slain children summon powerful words
    Listen to what the mothers say: "The rest of my life, until I die, I will cry." — Laura DeDomenico after her 13-year-old son, Anthony Diaz, was shot and killed on a Northwest Side street in February "My baby didn't make it to the end of the...
  • Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown says he will run for Congress

    Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday that he will run in the Democratic primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, who is running for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Brown's decision to run for Congress comes about five months after...
  • Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords

    Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords
    Bill Badger was a hero even before he helped save people's lives during the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting in a grocery store parking lot that killed six people and injured 13, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The Army veteran died Wednesday...
  • Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband

    Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband
    HARTFORD – Lawmakers are considering the first significant gun control proposals since a sweeping package of laws was enacted two years ago in response to the Sandy Hook school shootings. One bill would allow the removal of guns from a person...
  • Bill allowing K-12 school personnel to carry guns advances

    A contentious bill that would allow some public school employees to carry guns is advancing in the Florida Legislature with support — or at least no active opposition — from some who fought it in the past, including the Florida School Board...
  • Giffords shooting victim who held down attacker dies

    Bill Badger was a hero even before he helped save people's lives during the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting in a grocery store parking lot that killed six people and injured 13, including former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. The Army veteran died Wednesday morning of...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Mark Kirk starts 2016 as an underdog in Illinois

    WASHINGTON Where does Illinois Republican Sen. Mark S. Kirk start in his bid for re-election? It depends on whom you ask. The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report/Roll Call currently rates the 2016 race as a Tossup, while the Cook Political Report says...
  • Court: Police chief within rights to deny gun license

    The chief of police in Worcester was within his rights to deny a gun license to a man charged with domestic violence, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday. In a unanimous ruling, the seven-member Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court also found...
  • Smigiel says he's looking at run for Congress in 1st

    Smigiel says he's looking at run for Congress in 1st
    Former Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr., a leader of the libertarian wing of the Maryland Republican Party, said Tuesday that he's considering a run for the GOP nomination for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House. Smigiel's statement, which came in an...
  • Tennessee mulls removing control over guns in parks

    Community parks, playgrounds and sports fields are among the few areas in Tennessee where local governments can ban people with handgun carry permits from being armed. Now gun-friendly state lawmakers are looking to change that. When legislators first...
  • Activists push bill to openly carry handguns in Texas

    Activists push bill to openly carry handguns in Texas
    When a group of activists pushing legislation that would allow them to openly carry firearms refused to leave the office of Democratic Rep. Alfonso “Poncho” Nev├írez, the lawmaker had one thought: “Guess what? They're armed.” It is...